Jain Photo Gallery

California boast some wonderful vineyards with a vast array of different varieties.

A quick stop to Mussel Shoals in California to enjoy the perfect sunset.

A post-season photo of a drip irrigated vineyard pruned back for the season.

A new blueberry project in the Pacific Northwest with Amnon Emitterline to supply the water and fertilizer to the crop.

Due to a short rain season in California, experts are predicting CA cotton acres to be down by around 12%.

One study has shown that there is little yield difference in 100% ETc and 80% ETc. Drip irrigation is an excellent way to deliver water and nutrients on a consistent basis.

A field of pears irrigated with micro sprinklers in the Medford, Oregon area.

Uniform growth across an alfalfa field. Growers can maximize alfalfa quality and yield by using sub-surface drip irrigation (SDI).

Almond hull split starting in a mature orchard.

Farmer inspecting his processing tomato crop as it is being harvested.

Young pistachio orchard maximizing water use efficiency with drip irrigation.

Cotton ready for harvest. One 500 pound bale of cotton can produce up to 215 pairs of jeans.

Alfalfa bales in western Merced County, drying out moisture before being hauled to the barn.

A mature almond orchard ready for post-harvest irrigation.

View of Yosemite Falls from meadow near the historic Majestic Hotel.

Fallen leaf on bed of moss.

View of Yosemite Falls from the 4 Mile trail which takes you to the rim of the valley to Glacier Point.

The park has a number of options for quiet walks through groves of Giant Sequoia redwoods.

With views is all directions don't forget to look down. This pine cone is only a coupe of inches long barely fitting on a leaf.

Fall color fills the Awhanee Meadow.

This week’s photos were all taken at Yosemite National Park. Fall is one of the best times of the year to spend a weekend in the valley. Fall colors are wonderful and the crowds are light.

Using lines in your hardscape can help guide tree and plant locations when designing a landscape.

Landscape lighting can help accent architectural features on a house along with landscape elements.

Prior to Hurricane Michael, Spanish moss fills the oak trees along Bayshore Blvd in Tampa FL.

Petco Park falls silent as the San Diego Padres miss out on playoff opportunities again this season.

The Hill Center in Washington DC is a non-profit community outreach based out of this old Civil War hospital.

Debris sits on a low riverbank outside of Calgary Alberta.

Canola fields bloom in the distance in Medicine Hat Alberta.

Canola fields bloom in the distance in Medicine Hat Alberta.

Idaho potatoes in the flowering/blossom stage from earlier this season.

A field of drip irrigated lettuce is looking great in the Salinas Valley

A drip irrigated vineyard is getting closer to harvest. These grapes will be harvested based on their content levels of sugar and other factors depending on the type of wine produced.

A bird’s eye view of the Jain Fogger providing cooling to apple growers in Washington State. Evaporative cooling can reduce the temperature by more than 10 degrees in the summer months.

A uniform field of drip irrigated beans with the drip tape buried a few inches below the soil surface.

The Idaho fall colors are in full-effect near the Palisade Reservoir

Idaho hop acres rose 18% in 2018 to become the nation’s number 2 hop producing state.

One of the many peaceful lochs you will find all over Scotland.

From this farm near Tokavaig the ruins of Dunscaith Castle is just a short one kilometer walk.

An example of one of the many single lane roads that cover the Isle.

The village of Portree is the largest on the Isle of Skye. If you want to know what real Fish & Chips taste like this is the place to go.

The Old Man of Storr is one of the best known hikes in all of Scotland. It is located on the north of Skye in the area known as Trotternish.

Traps on pier in the town of Broadford on the East Coast of the Isle of Skye.

This week's photos feature images from a day on the Isle of Skye in Scotland. If you enjoy hiking or hill walking as they call it, you will find an endless supply of quiet paths.

With Labor Day weekend now passed Southern California prepares for some of the best weather of the year.

Blood red sap oozes from a Eucalyptus tree in Rancho Bernardo, CA.

Andrew Reynolds defies the law in a humid Tampa, FL.

Deadly jellyfish at the Audubon Aquarium in New Orleans, LA.

University of Georgia has dominated the SEC for decades, their new tennis facility sits in angst.

The Grand Isle pier casts a shadow on the beach below.

Thunderstorms build out of the southern Louisiana sky in Grand isle.

A happy grower admiring the uniformity of his lettuce crop.

These drip irrigated onions are 3-4 weeks away from harvest.

A different perspective of the Golden Gate Bridge.

It’s important to check pressure in your drip line to make sure you are operating within the correct pressure range. We recommend staying close to 10PSI.

Did you know that you can cool your apple orchard by 10-15 degrees with a Jain Fogger?

A single drip line of Chapin drip tape providing water and nutrients to a celery crop.

Early morning sunrises are the best in the Salinas Valley. This is a broccoli field drip irrigated with Chapin drip tape.

A JAIN Solo station going in at a vineyard in the Paso Robles area of the central coast. Site will measure line pressure and soil moisture and temperature every four inches to a depth of four feet.

This is a sad example of the impact of water shortages in Califorina. This kiwi vineyard sacrificed to use water for other crops.

Using the JAIN Solo in celery keeps the telmetry low to the ground and out of the way of field equipment. This site was installed by a local field crew in under 5 minutes. Once the probe and pressure sensor are install the site transmits it's GPS location to the server. The simple installation process is a big time saver with the sites being moved every couple of months.

Almost haverst time for bunches of home grown table grapes.

Setting up a distribution uniformity test in the field to measure how consistent flows are from dripper to dripper with drip tape. Understanding how evenly water is distributed across the field in very important to assure water is delivered effectively to all areas.

Grower checking field of lettuce irrigated with JAIN drip tape in the Salinas Valley.

When using drip tape an even wetting pattern is very important. When plants are young it is easy to spot issues with wetting patterns, you can see in this image across the field water is being applied very evenly to all plants.

This crop is grown with drip irrigation where the tape is placed 8” below the soil surface. A 7/8” 13MIL Cascade product is a great option for this crop.

The quintessential picture of the original American homestead.

Capturing the true essence of an Idaho Cowboy and his best friend.

Washington apple production is expected to drop by 2% this year. Most of the apples are gown with drip and micro irrigation to maximize their yield potential.

Did you know that California sunflowers are a common rotation crop for processing tomatoes in the Sacramento Valley? California sunflowers account for 2% of the sunflower acreage grown in the U.S.

This potato crop in Eastern Idaho is in the blooming stage which is a good indication the crop is almost ready for harvest.

These onions are grown with Chapin drip tape and are weeks away from harvest.

This giant estate has been converted into a Masonic Hospital for patients that suffer from dementia.

The Topiary Park in Ohio boasts a garden with bushes carved to resemble a Seurat painting.

Throughout the 70’s and early 80’s skateparks like this were built to help promote alternative forms of exercise for kids.

Another view of the Scioto on a very hot summer day in Columbus OH.

The Mad River is a great escape from the heat for the Buckeye State residents.

Over July 4th weekend temperatures in San Diego were upwards of 95 degrees.

A biker overlooks the Scioto River in downtown Columbus OH.

The success of an onion crop depends on a quality drip irrigation system. Many growers trust Turbo Tape from Jain Irrigation to deliver excellent results.

Potatoes that are almost ready for row-closure – these will be harvested in October 2018.

Early morning sunrises just outside of Jackson Wyoming are spectacular. This barn has been around since the early 1900’s with the Grand Tetons in its shadow.

There are over 300K acres of Idaho potatoes planted each year.

The 1st cutting of alfalfa hay in Eastern Idaho – round hay bales are a spectacular sight!

Double line drip is a common irrigation application to maximize water-use-efficiency.

Allan Mark uses Turbo Tape for his drip onions to supply the exact amount of water and fertilizer to his crop.

DeHaviland Otter floatplanes coming in to pick up guest for a fligth back to Juneau Alaska after lunch at the Taku Glacier Lodge. Return flight gives you a birdseye view of five area glaciers.

View from the back deck of cruise ship of the 21 mile long Margerie Glacier in Glacier Bay National Park.

Lunch break on the summit of Brokeoff Mountain (9236') with a view of Lassen Peak (10,463') in the background.

Runner on trail around Lagoon Valley near Vacaville California.

Walking around the quiet streets of Haines Alaska photographing totems. Haines is a jewel of a town in the Northern Passage the busy world outside has missed.

The 4 mile round trip Pipiwai Trail takes you through a mystical bamboo forest on the way to the 400' high Waimoku Falls. Trail is right off the Road to Hana on the island of Maui.

With summer just around the corner it's time to get outdoors. Following are a number of images highlighting summer and amazing places waiting to be visited.

Over 1700 acres of land has been donated by a local land owner to allow wildlife to thrive in Houma Louisiana.

Shrimping ships line the canals of the Louisiana bayou.

Row boaters enjoy the warm Central Park weather while rowing about in The Lake.

While Americans enjoy the great summer weather, so do the Greeks!

Central Park is full of giant bedrock protruding the ground. This bedrock is one of the main reasons Manhattan skyscrapers are able to extend so high in the air.

The view from the corner of 62nd St and 1st Ave in New York City, New York.

Planting tomato transplants in the Central Valley of California

Center pivot technology on small grain production in Idaho

Old barns remind us of the history and legacy of US farms and ranches.

Tree fruit irrigated with a Jain 2002 micro sprinkler.

Capturing the Grand Tetons from the Idaho side on an evening hike.

See the contrast in the zone change from a 12 hour irrigation set to a 3 hour set.

An out-of-control dandelion field in East Idaho.

Hiking the Coastal Trail near Muir Woods North of San Francisco.

Cypress tree tunnel leading to the Historic KPH Maritime Radio Receiving Station near Inverness dating back to 1913.

Heavy canopy in a table grape vineyard near Bakersfield. Precision irrigation and nutrient management are key factors in growing table grapes with drip irrigation being the standard.

Dairy cows or "Happy Cows", as we say in California at a farm in the Point Reyes National Seashore.

Shoreline trail in Pacific Grove.

A bunch of grapes vines grown at Duarte Nursery in Turlock soon to be a vineyard producing wine somewhere in Califonia.

This week's photos have a focus on the beauty of the California coastline with a couple grapes thrown in. This first image is a blooming thistle in Point Reyes National Seashore.

A uniform stand of drip irrigated onions with Turbo Tape.

It’s important to flush the drip line as often as necessary. In many cases, this is done every 1-2 weeks.

A typical drip tape connection to lay flat hose.

Before they are strawberry plants in Florida or California, they start here under these tunnels.

Preparing the ground for the next crop.

Chapin drip tape being installed for strawberry rootstock.

A walk to the Bay Bridge while visiting San Francisco

Busy work has started in grape vineyards of the Central Coast areas of California.

Only a few steps from the road, this boulder is about twenty feet tall.

A tractor working a field early in the morning near Bakersfield California.

These boulders are each the size of a small house.

One almond variety out of 30 different varieties in a 15 year trial at the Salida Teaching and Research Farm.

After heavy frost events this winter the almond crop better than expected.

American artist Chris Deacon uses a Dremel tool and colored stains to carve and color pieces into sought after artwork.

Temperatures are back in the 90’s in Tampa Florida and perfect for skateboarding.

A black and white print of the sun setting over Lake Tahoe.

A beautiful government building in Madrid Spain.

Outside the Walker Art Gallery in Minneapolis Minnesota sits the Spoonbridge and Cherry sculpture weighing in at approximately 7000 lbs..

Oscar Wilde and Jim Morrison are among Frederic Chopin’s neighbors in this Paris cemetery.

Low tide and sunsets in Cardiff California.

It’s always a great day to hike in Zion National Park

What a great shot a of a drip irrigated vineyard in Cuyama, CA

This farm is planting tomato transplants above the buried drip system.

The mandarin citrus harvest is underway. Consider double- line drip or micro-irrigation for best results.

Great uniform wetting patterns in double-line drip for almonds.

Newly planted citrus trees in Kern County.

Young asparagus shoots making an entrance in the spring season. It has a harvest range between 8 – 12 weeks. Managing the water is critical for optimal growth.

Pistachio trees are watered with JAIN Jet sprinklers outside of Fresno California.

Pallets of green peppers are cleaned and ready for processing at the Jain Farm Fresh facility in Merced California.

Parts of the Mississippi River are frozen over on the Iowa and Wisconsin border.

The Quebec Conference of 1943 was held at the Château Frontenac with Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt discussing strategy for World War II.

Founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain, Quebec City is one of the oldest cities in North America.

The Chateau Frontenac is generally recognized as the most photographed hotel in the world, largely for its prominence in the skyline of Quebec City.

While most of the US buckles through winter storms, San Diego maintains a mild 60 degrees in between gentle rain showers.

Early morning sunrises in Yosemite Valley

Drip irrigated wine grapes near the Columbia River in Washington.

Sub-Surface drip irrigation is an excellent way to irrigation processing tomato transplants.

The Jain Eliminator Sprinkler will help reduce insects from damaging the sprinkler while providing excellent sprinkler coverage.

A healthy crop of lettuce irrigated with drip irrigation.

A uniform crop of almonds which is irrigated with the Jain Jet.

Swinging Bridge and Yosemite Falls.

The last almond blossom after bloom in an orchard near the Sutter Buttes in Northern California.

Grower in the Rouge River area of Southern Oregon installing a soil moisture probe and weather station to improve their irrigation decisions.

Strawberry plant after harvest in Northern California.

Spencer Cooper with the California Almond Board inspecting almonds for frost damage after record low temperatures. Grower has added a second irrigation line with jets for frost protection to their drip system.

Early spring in vineyard with cover crop growing. If you look close you can see the drip irrigation lines hanging from the trellis wire.

Storm clearing over an almond orchard near Oakdale California.

Wrapping up harvest of drip irrigated processing tomatoes in California from last fall.

The almonds in February show their white and pink blossoms in preparation for a great pollination.

A quick hike up to Bridalveil Falls in Yosemite California – hoping for a wet spring season.

The beginning preparations of 600 acres of blueberries irrigated with Amnon from Jain Irrigation

There is still plenty of snow in East Idaho which will supply a lot of the water for the next growing season.

The Jain Jet is a great option to supply water at a high efficiency rate.

Almond Bloom is in full swing in CA. A great irrigation system can help supply water and nutrients to the crop and also aid in frost protection.

Getting a walnut orchard ready for another year of production.

Growing new strawberry plants using drip tape for irrigation that will later be transplanted for berry production.

Margerie Glacier in Glacier Bay National Park - The glacier is over a mile wide at the point and extends 21 miles upstream to its source.

Apples budding out for another season of production near Quincy, WA.

Installing a soil moisture monitoring site at the time of planting helps guarantee growing a great tree from the start.

Outdoor plants are watered from rainfall collected off the library and stored in a 40,000 gallon tank below ground. Seattle Public Library, Seattle WA.

A Seattle optics store retails eyeglasses.

Originally a fortress in the medieval period, the Louvre became a royal palace in the fourteenth century under Charles V.

Hot tubing resin is cooled before being coiled at the JAIN extrusion facility in Haines City, FL.

With an overall height of 175 feet, the Seattle Great Wheel was the tallest Ferris wheel on the West Coast of the United States when it opened on June 29, 2012.

A view of downtown Boston from the top of a Cambridge hotel.

Recently placed native landscaping surround a pond feature at a commercial plaza in Del Mar, CA.

Drip Irrigated Lettuce In Salinas, CA

The Columbia Gorge never disappoints with its spectacular views!

Using an Observant system to help predict the next irrigation will make these cherries “sweet”!

Some of the best pineapples are grown in Hawaii – we love being a part of the growing process!

The Jain Jet providing a shot of water to help ensure a great blossom.

Water flows over the Palouse Falls are looking excellent as we anticipate our next growing season.

Managing a lettuce crop requires precise irrigation practices to ensure the highest yields possible.

Southern states like Georgia have seen snow and record highs all in the same winter.

A greenhouse soaks up the winter sky in Hershey Pennsylvania.

Tree colors change to produce a spectrum of reds, yellows and greens at The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park NY.

This chapel on the campus of Martha Berry College in Rome GA is more than 150 years old.

Southern California snowmelt levels are incredibly low but some slopes have managed to see a little bit of precipitation.

Plants are tested in different soil types to see which species adapt to the local microclimate. Plants that thrive will be used throughout a future vineyard resort expansion.

Chateau Perous resides in the south of France and houses a garden of over 2,000 species of plants.

This lake at 11,600’ in the High Sierra of California helps provide the water needed to grow crops with drip and micro irrigation systems in the Central Valley.

A new apple planting involves a lot of parts. Storage reservoir for water, drip and overhead irrigation, trellis to produce a fruiting wall and fans for frost protection.

California’s Santa Cruz Boardwalk.

Five generations for farmers have been growing apples in Central Washington since the late 1800’s.

Every year it takes approximately 2.6 million hives with 30,000-60,000 bees each to pollinate California’s almonds.

Each year almond blossoms bring the Central Valley a wonderful gift of beauty. Protecting blossoms from frost early in the season is a primary concern for growers who look to JAIN irrigation systems to provide frost protection.

Vernal Falls in Yosemite Valley provides an amazing view as water heads out the the Central Valley of California to help irrigate the crops we enjoy ever day.

A field of lettuce in Yuma, Arizona almost ready for harvest.

A 3 mile round trip hike up the “Mist Trail” to Vernal Falls – the water was flowing less than normal with the warm summer.

Pistachios that are a few weeks away from maturity and will be ready for harvest.

A hole puncher wheel moving through the field preparing the beds for strawberry planting.

An Idaho sunset with a field of dandelions that has gone to seed. The dried petals will fall or get carried away by the wind.

A vineyard crop along the 101 Hwy near Santa Maria, CA

A lettuce crop with sprinkler irrigation. Consider the Solo Unit from Jain Monitoring to help measure and schedule irrigation events for optimal crop yield and water-use-efficiency.

Crystal clear water is stored from ice melt in the Swiss Alps outside of Interlaken Switzerland.

TJ Sparks dodges some Florida winter time humidity and a loading dock bar outside of Tampa.

The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London, when first opened to the public in 2000 it was the world's tallest Ferris wheel.

Built in 1364 the Palais des Papes in Avignon, France once represented a second Vatican.

Irrigating slopes can be quite challenging when managing water, improper run times can create wasteful runoff. In this lateral grid design the installer applies water consistently helping to create a layer of ground cover in a short amount of time.

Now covered in a Scottish haze, Carnoustie is a course played by visitors from around the world in Summer.

Groomed hedges line walkways of this Madrid estate.

Hiking up Smith Rock near Bend, Oregon

Overlooking the fall colors of Serra Vineyards in Applegate, Oregon

Evening row on the Williamette River in Portland, Oregon.

Trail above Multnomah Falls in the Columbia River Gorge, Oregon.

View of Punch Bowl Falls in the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon.

Pumping water in rice field of Butte County, California.

Hiker on the Tamanawas Falls Trail near Mt. Hood, Oregon.

A winter wheat field (Planted in the fall and harvested in the spring) received its first light snow in Eastern Idaho.

Alfalfa being irrigated in Rexburg, ID with a wheel line, which is a sprinkler system that moves through the field stopping about every 60 feet for the next riser. This system is a perfect option for a Jain 5024 Sprinkler.

Plowing the ground and getting it ready for the next crop.

A capture of pumpkins ready to be picked in the Gilroy, CA area.

A nice crop of lettuce in Dome Valley (outside of Yuma). This area is also referred to as the “Winter Vegetable Capital the World”.

Grain bins in East Idaho after a light snow flurry.

Canals are engineered and built to supply surface water from lakes and reservoirs to local areas to irrigate their crops.

A Cuban bakery in Tampa, FL continues a long tradition of using palm leaves in their Cuban bread to add taste and humidity.

Soon to be covered in snow, Hershey Pennsylvania is seeing an end to their corn season.

Cold weather in some states is pushing skateboarders inside, here Dylan Perry dodges the ceiling and winter in Pensacola, FL.

Landscape lighting is being used more and more to highlight architectural elements, this house is starting to see winter in Salt Lake City, UT.

Rochester New York ranks number one in the most snow for a major city in the United States with nearly 100 inches a year.

Paris tramways have been retrofitted with subsurface drip irrigation and turf to reduce sound and surface heat.

The Oregon high plains get there last weeks of sunlight before the snowfall.

Larch Mountain Trail A week before fire that destoryed this area.

Weather Station at the Vierra Brothers almond orchard in Maxwell CA

Kings Creek Meadow in Lassen Volcanic National Park

Harvesting the last row of grapes at Serra Vineyards in Applegate OR

Zinfandel Grapes in the Lodi Ca are ready for harvest.

Detail of the Spaceship Earth building at Epcot Center, Disneyland

Tour guide sharing about the process immigrants went through when coming through Ellis Island

Getting closer to harvest grapes.

A great looking vineyard crop on the California Coast.

A great sunset in the Valley of Fire just outside of Las Vegas.

Large hay bale with the Grand Tetons in the background

Drip irrigation provides water and fertilizer to this uniform onion crop.

Idaho wheat harvest at sunset.

There were over 250,000 acres of cotton planted in 2017. Drip irrigation is becoming a great option for growers looking to increase water-use-efficiency.

With water restrictions still underway in Southern California landscapers are looking for creative ways to save water while still maintaining aesthetically pleasing designs.

This is a lookout from San Diego’s Point Loma. Loma is the Spanish word for hill and the original name of the peninsula was La Punta de la Loma de San Diego, translated as Hill Point of San Diego.

Now that the storms have settled down for the season Miami can get back to what its good at, providing a great suntanning environment.

A brewery in Kernville uses it’s water from the beer making process to irrigate it’s native landscape.

Pictured here is a tributary moving the last of this years snow melt down into Lake Isabella.

Vineyards in France get ready for the colder part of the year by draining irrigation lines and covering the ground around roots.

Northern California fires are blanketing vineyards and subdivisions, smoke can be seen into the Kern River Valley almost 400 miles away.

Having a pressure compensated drip irrigation product is critical when farming on uneven terrain or hillsides.

Did you know that some large straw bales can weigh up to 2,000 lbs.?

Another uniform tomatoes crop grown with drip irrigation.

Another satisfied onion grower admiring his crop grown with Jain Turbo Tape.

Drip irrigation is an important factor in getting the best quality from your crop.

Onions grown with Chapin BTF (Basic Turbulent Flow) in Ontario, Oregon.

Wrapping up the carrot harvest in the Central Valley of California.

The Louvre in Paris once served as the royal palace, now it the largest art gallery in the world.

Photographers prepare as the change of season finds it’s way to higher elevations in Southern California.

Martha Berry College in Rome GA toutes the record of the largest outdoor campus in the US.

Ian Gow tries out his gloves for the first time this year in St Louis MO.

Washington DC is seeing the last of the leaves fall from the trees before winter. Here the Hill Center gets ready for an event.

Canola fields outside of Calgary get ready for their last bloom.

Finley Bridge in Medicine Alberta prepares for a long winter of snow and ice.

Lettuce is a cool-season crop grown primarily with sprinklers and drip irrigation.

A field of drip irrigated processing tomatoes almost done with harvest.

A trencher in the field for some post-harvest work.

This pistachio field in Sutter County is getting closer to harvest.

A drip irrigated fennel field getting close to harvest.

This crop of blueberries is grown with substrate and drip irrigation to provide the exact amount of water and fertilizer to the crop.

99% of all commercial artichokes are grown in California.

In the heart of Fresno CA, virgin plastic is extruded into irrigation supply tubing. The heat created to melt the plastic stems from compression not heating elements.

Hotel room view of the 18th at Carnoustie. Most people don’t know that NATO Forces train close to the course making gun shots and explosions an all day occurrence.

Madrid Spain government building.

In between hurricanes Dylan Perry found cover long enough to skate an old car dealership in Tampa, FL.

American flags were posted on tee boxes at this years annual SDASLA golf tournament-Maderas Golf Club, Poway CA.

Pistachios at a Fresno State facility come towards the end of their cycle.

A very well kept site in Del Rey CA is producing nuts after 21 months, a rare feat with Almond trees. The sites growth and production is attributed to good water management.

This wheat crop is ready for harvest.

This drip irrigated California vineyard is getting closer to harvest.

An East Idaho potato crop from earlier this summer.

A red onion crop was just hand-harvested in the Salinas Valley. This field was grown with a Chapin Drip Tape product to deliver precise amounts of water and nutrients directly to the crop.

A field of processing tomatoes (primarily used for tomato sauce and ketchup) is wrapping up the harvest in this field.

99.9% of the commercial strawberries in California are grown with drip irrigation as the primary method of irrigation.

This drip irrigated California vineyard is getting closer to harvest.

South beach and the rest of FL braces for what’s the be a brutal hurricane season. Pictured here is the boardwalk on South Beach where adjacent hotels will be boarded up for the next couple weeks.

Thunderstorm clouds build up over Texas prior to Hurricane Harvey, Harvey dumped a record 72” of rain in three days.

Flying in and out of Reno, NV this time of year can be a bumpy experience with the 105 degree heat coming out of the valley.

While Nebraska may be covered in corn and soybean crops these fields create beautiful foregrounds for sun rises and sunsets.

Sunrise in Elgin Nebraska prior to the MidPlains Ag Irrigation Field Day.

Spectators watch and listen while new technology is presented at MidPlains Ag Irrigation Day.

Crisp streams are important when providing precision irrigation, shown here is a JAIN Jet nozzle at 500th of a second.

Lettuce is a major crop in the Salinas Valley that is usually planted from Feb – Jul and harvested May through Oct.

Early morning hikes down to the Walton Lighthouse in Santa Cruz, CA are the best!

Early morning activity in the Salinas Valley.

Jain Smart Jet irrigating a crop of newly planted lemons.

Have you ever walked across the Golden Gate Bridge?

Chapin Deluxe Is a great option for vegetable or strawberries; especially when water quality is a concern.

Looking forward to the day when GeneSys (Variable Rate Sprinkler) is on every one of these.

Wildflowers can be found all over the countryside. Not only are they a beauty to the landscape, they provide food and habitat for many birds and insects.

Drip irrigation will deliver each vine the exact amount of water and fertilizer needed to grow an excellent crop.

A newer vineyard planting with the majestic Mt. Hood in the background.

A short hike up to Upper Latourell Falls in Oregon and was amazed at the amount of flow coming over the top from a heavy snow pack from last winter.

These grain silos will hold this year’s wheat crop for bulk storage.

Potatoes from earlier this spring. Drip irrigation is an excellent choice to grow potatoes. The trick is to get the drip tape placement just offset from the potato seed piece to not overwater the tubers and make for easier retrieval at harvest.

One of the last wheat fields to be harvested in Idaho. This wheat field will be followed up with a drip irrigated onion field for next spring.

The sun is up and power is raging through area solar panels! Solar technology has come a long way and installers are finding new ways to keep sites aesthetically pleasing.

Once the royal hunting ground for royalty, this park-the largest in Madrid, is now an expansive public park complete with a greenhouse from a 19th century World Fair.

Believe it or not libraries do still exist and this great looking building in downtown Houston shines brighter than ever.

South Texas has seen it’s fair share of natural disasters over the years, this abandoned house in Portland has seen more bad days than good.

The French Riviera is no mystery to tourists during the summer. In the small coastal city of Bandol fishing ships bring back the days catch to sell to passerbys.

A monastery guard tower sits on an elevated point in Avignon France.

Things are heating up in Southern California and not just because of the temperature. Huntington Beach hosted the US Open of Surfing and the Vans Skate Series Contest last weekend to a record 110,000 people in attendance.

Great onions get their start with a great drip irrigation system. This crop is irrigated with Chapin Drip Tape from Jain Irrigation.

Idaho potatoes planted in spring of 2017.

Precision irrigation begins with a great drip irrigation system designed for any topography.

A great harvest of drip irrigated onions from the growing season of 2016.

Grapes grown in the Columbia Basin with the latest drip irrigation technology.

This golden Idaho wheat field will be ready to harvest in a couple of weeks.

California almonds making great progress -- they will begin harvest in September and go through October.

4th of July weekend brought tourists and locals out to the Ventura Pier to celebrate independence and great summer weather.

Geese have migrated back to their home land for the nice summer weather. The geese stand guard over an Ohio State University building.

Flowers are in full bloom outside of Avignon France.

A midwest visit brought smiles to our faces when we found the abundance of personal and school gardens.

Water has been flowing from the ground and creating caves in Cave Spring Georgia as long as humans have existed in the area. This adjacent wading pool has visitors of all ages enjoying the cool water.

Texas and the South have been seeing large amounts of rain but heat and humidity are still to come. National sites like the Alamo are no exception to excessive rain.

Here a school in Columbus, Ohio teaches children the importance of irrigation and tending to your crops.

Modeled after liquid mercury, Cloud Gate sits in Chicago’s Millennium Park.

Roses prefer water directly to their root base and drip irrigation is ideal for this application method. Pictured are roses in a Madrid garden reliant on point source emitters and emitterline for water delivery.

Huntington Beach is another vacation mecca for beach goers from our Northern Canadian guests.

Warm air in the desert is harnessed using large wind farms in El Centro, CA.

Tourists flock to Southern California beaches in the summer and La Jolla is arguably the capital of San Diego beach traffic.

The city heats up in July, Chinatown NYC.

Highland cattle calves in Hershey, PA graze during dusk.

Every row of trees is designed with Top Drip Emitterline to provide the exact amount of water and fertilizer for each tree.

Drip irrigation technology has revolutionized onion production in the US. This field is irrigated with Chapin Drip Tape.

A planting of rice from last season at sunset. A lot of interest in drip irrigation for rice to help increase yields and maximize water and fertilizer efficiency.

Drip irrigated sunflowers in Woodland, CA. This is a common rotation crop for processing tomatoes in California agriculture.

A field of mature almonds in Northern CA – the perfect orchard for a conversion to double-line drip or micro-sprinkler.

Photo – Courtesy of Kris Nightengale - An innovative way for evaporative cooling from high above with the Jain Fogger for apples in the PNW.

Evaluating a field of onions and the drip irrigation technology that waters the crop.

A field of almonds in blossom irrigated with the 2002 Micro Irrigation Sprinkler from Jain Irrigation.

Double line drip in blueberries with Amnon Emitterline to deliver the exact amount of water to each plant.

A healthy crop of Idaho Potatoes planted in early May. Tip -The average American eats around 113 pounds of potatoes each year.

A disease-free method of growing berries without fumigation. The key for success is to use a PC drip irrigation hose with a CNL emitter for frequent pulse irrigation sets.

A newly developed vineyard supplied with Jain Top Drip to deliver precise amounts of water to each plant.

A 10-acre California citrus grove irrigated with the Jain Smart Jet for optimal irrigation coverage.

Eastern Idaho has finished their 1st cutting of alfalfa (Hay). They will get three harvests due to the shorter growing season.

Keeping water below the surface maximizes water use, for this reason many contractors are turning to sub-surface drip irrigation for turf in warmer climates.

Encinitas, California is the flower capital of the world because of it’s mild climate during the year. Allowing visitors to witness blooms throughout the year.

Snow caps burn off for the summer in the southern Sierra Nevada mountains near Big Bear, CA.

Hwy 285 through tornado alley in Colorado offers beautiful vistas this time of year.

Seattle is coming up on it's dryer part of the year. Tourists looking for sunshine in the Pacific Northwest can visit Seattle and check out the Gehry Pop Museum.

Temperatures in Pauma Valley are getting up into the 90’s this week. Growers make sure their irrigation is up and running for the hot months ahead.

With California under a constant state of drought, boutique cafe’s like this one in Carlsbad, CA offer patrons a look at creative succulent designs.

Washington cherries only 30 days from pure perfection!

High water flows cascading over the “Niagara of the West” at 21,000 cfs will supply water to many growers for this cropping season.

Farmers are always implementing great AgTech tools such as drip irrigation to deliver precise amounts of water and fertilizer to their crops.

Good water flow at Horseshoe Bend that is located just 5 miles south of the Glen Canyon Dam having a current water elevation of 3,625-ft.

A fresh picked crop of green onions is on its way from this farm to your plate.

The season is almost at an end with the sweetness of the California cherry crop.

California almonds experience approximately 30 days of blossoms from Feb - Mar where each fertilized flower will eventually turn into an almond.

Vancouver British Columbia from Stanley Park on a mild morning. Vancouver has become a design mecca for green roofs and green walls.

Drought conditions in Bakersfield, CA have forced contractors to be more creative with their irrigation techniques. Subsurface drip irrigation pokes through the soil prior to turf going down.

Appearing before bees did, the flowers on a Magnolia tree are theorized to have evolved to encourage pollination by beetles. This giant grows in Balboa Park San Diego, CA.

Lake Isabella in the Southern Sierra Nevada mountains has seen stable water levels since the Spring rains.

Nick Martin of Kern Lawn Borders installs a low volume manifold at a brewery that uses it’s processed water for landscape irrigation.

Desert tour guides are gearing up for the warm weather. Here a guide shows a group how fast flammable Firecracker Cactus lights up.

With temperatures rising a lot of hillside greenery will be burning off the Southern California hills.

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